Steve Austin Tompkins

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Steve Austin Tompkins passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at the Malcolm Randall VA hospital from complications related to an injury. Steve was born on April 6, 1960 in Orlando, Florida the youngest of three children. He is survived by his wife of 18 years Helen Tompkins of High Springs, mother Joan Tompkins of Gainesville, sisters Zona Gale of Gainesville and Pam Tompkins of Colorado, sons Joshua Bozarth, Jeremiah Bozarth, step sons Jeffery Kidd of Largo, Edward Kidd of Clearwater, 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, niece Melissa Pennington and nephew Shane Moncy, and a large extended family.
Steve served in the Navy as boatswain mate from 1979 to 1982. Steve was a Firefighter One 6 years with Gilchrist County Fire Rescue from 2006 to 2013. He enjoyed serving the community as a firefighter. In his free time Steve enjoyed gardening, mowing his yard, digging and computer games. Steve worked at the Florida Department of Transportation in Lake City as a computer Tech for 5 years and loved his job.
Memorial Services will be August 11th 2018 2:00 PM at Haven Hospice 4200 90th Blvd off of 39th Ave Gainesville, FL with Rev Jim Dubois officiating. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Haven Hospice.
Published in Lake City Reporter on Aug. 10, 2018
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